Arkansas High School Baseball - Batesville wallops NewportApril 5, 2019: Batesville, AR 72501
Spectators at Friday's non-league battle between the Batesville Pioneers (Batesville, AR) and the visiting Newport Greyhounds (Newport, AR), saw Batesville's baseball squad knock off Newport by a count of 16-1.
Coming up next, the Pioneers play the Brookland Bearcats (Brookland, AR) in a 4A Region 3 battle, on Saturday, April 6. Batesville will attempt to move on its 4-9 season record. The Bearcats enter the battle with a 13-3 record after their 13-3 non-league win over Paragould (Paragould, AR).
The Greyhounds now possess a 11-6 record. They take the field next when they host Palestine-Wheatley for a 3A Region 2 battle on Monday, April 8. Newport will play a Patriots squad coming off a 16-0 league win over Cedar Ridge (Newark, AR). The Patriots record now stands at 11-8.